ARLD006 DX News, 08 Feb 2019


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Feb 7, 2019, 1:15 PM (1 day ago)

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ARLD006 DX news

DX Bulletin 6  ARLD006
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  February 7, 2019
To all radio amateurs

ARLD006 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
AA4NC, CO3JK, F8DVD, KD7WPJ, PP2BT, The Daily DX, 425 DX News, DXNL,
Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web
sites.  Thanks to all.

BAHAMAS, C6.  Operators KN4EEI, N6MZ and AA7JV are QRV as C6AGU from
Water Cay, IOTA NA-001, until February 18.  Activity is mainly on
160, 80 and 40 meters using mostly CW and FT8.  QSL via HA7RY.

CUBA, CO.  Members of the Mayabeque Contest Group will be QRV as
T43MY from Mayabeque in the CQ World Wide RTTY WPX contest.  QSL via

FRANCE, F.  Special event station TM16AAW will be QRV from February
10 to 24 from Macon during the 16th Antarctic Activity Week.
Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using mostly SSB.  QSL via

FRENCH GUIANA, FY.  Armin, DK9PY is QRV as FY/DK9PY until February
17.  Activity is on the HF bands.  This includes being an entry in
the upcoming ARRL International DX CW contest.  QSL to home call.

DOMINICA, J7.  David, KK4WW and Gaynell, KK4WWW will be QRV as
J79WW, J79WWW, and J79USA, respectively, from February 12 to 19.
Activity will be holiday style on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and
various digital modes.  QSL via N4USA.

SVALBARD, JW.  Jon, LA1QH is QRV as JW1QH from Spitsbergen, IOTA
EU-026, until February 11.  Activity is on 80 and 20 meters using
only SSB.  QSL to home call.

FINLAND, OH.  A group of operators are QRV as OH10X from Inakari
Island, IOTA EU-192, a new IOTA, until February 11.  Activity is on
80 to 15 meters using CW and SSB with two stations active.  QSL via

GREENLAND, OX.  Nils, SM3UQK will be QRV as OX/SE3A from Ilulissat
from February 9 to 21.  Activity will be on 40 and 20 meters as a
portable station.  QSL to home call.

BONAIRE, PJ4.  Fred, WW4LL and Michael, NN9DD are QRV as PJ4/home
calls until February 10.  Activity is on the HF bands using SSB,
RTTY and FT8.  They will be QRV as PJ4Z in the CQ World Wide WPX
RTTY contest.  QSL via K4BAI.

SABA, ST. EUSTATIUS, PJ5/6.  Fred, N6YEU will be QRV as PJ5/N6YEU
from St. Eustatius, IOTA NA-145, from February 11 to 19.  Activity
will be on 40 to 15 meters using CW and SSB.  This includes being an
entry in the upcoming ARRL International DX CW contest.  QSL to home

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F.  A group of operators will be QRV as PY0F
from February 13 to 18.  Activity will be mainly on the low bands
using CW, SSB and FT8.  QSL direct to PY7RP.

UKRAINE, UR.  Special event station EM16UAP is QRV until February 28
to commemorate the Academic Vernadsky Ukrainian Antarctic station.
QSL via UT1KY.

MACAO, XX9.  A large group of operators will be QRV as XX9D from
February 11 to 26.  Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW,
SSB, RTTY and FT8 with several stations active.  QSL via DL4SVA.

EL SALVADOR, YS.  Will, AA4NC will be QRV as YS1/AA4NC from San
Salvador from February 13 to 20.  Activity will be all HF bands
using CW, SSB, RTTY and possibly FT8.  This includes being an entry
in the upcoming ARRL International DX CW contest as a Single Op/All
Band entry.  QSL to home call.

RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, SARL
Field Day Contest, Asia-Pacific Spring CW Sprint, SKCC Weekend CW
Sprintathon, KCJ Topband CW Contest, Dutch PACC Contest, YLRL YL-OM
Contest, OMISS SSB QSO Party, FISTS Winter Unlimited CW Sprint, RSGB
1.8 MHz CW Contest and the Balkan HF Contest will certainly keep
contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The ARRL School Club Roundup runs from February 11 to 15.

The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint and CQC Winter CW QSO
Party are scheduled for February 11.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship, QRP
40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Fray and NAQCC CW Sprint are scheduled
for February 13.

The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs
for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from
Canada’s parks and historic sites.

Please see February 2019 QST, page 91, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
Contest Web Sites for details.


Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio notes:

Doug Wilson (Kh6DQ) began his 2019 Technician License Classes on

Friday 08 February 2019, 1830 HST, at Hilo’s Aupuni Conference Center.

The sex-week classes include five training sessions, with licensing exams

given on the final week.  The next class begins on 14 March 2019 at the

West Hawaii Civic Center in Kona.  Contact Doug at

The Puna Emergency Radio Club (PERC) needs licensed Hawaii radio

amateurs to provide communications support for the Sunday, 17 March

2019, Big Island International Marathon in Hilo, Hawaii.  If you can help,

please call Sean Fendt (KH6SF) at 430-1884.  You can reach Sean at this

email address:

Alan Maenchen (AD6E/KH6TU) is taking registrations for his April 2019

online CW course.  According to Alan, the class “is an on-line video chat

meeting twice a week for eight weeks depending on student availability.

Since this is an internet based virtual classroom, no commute is needed.”

For details:

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Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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